Author: Press Release

Cowley College cosmetology student Morgan McClellan wins contest

Cowley College cosmetology student Morgan McClellan was the winner of the up-do competition Sept. 15 at the McAtee Dining Center. Individuals had an opportunity vote for their favorite style. “The girls have been learning and working on up-dos this past week,” said cosmetology instructor Paige Winslow. “They had to choose […]

Beraza arrested in connection with theft of motor scooter from Walmart

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a man early Sept. 7 after he allegedly stole a motorized scooter from the local Walmart Supercenter. Miguel Angel Beraza, 23, of Arkansas City, was arrested on suspicion of one count of felony theft of property or services totaling between $1,000 and $25,000. Beraza […]

Cowley College, Butler Community College team up to teach firefighting

The fire science departments at Butler Community College and Cowley College are joining forces to help firefighting students. The colleges have signed an agreement that provides Cowley College students with the ability to receive an associate of applied science degree in fire science from Butler after completing their fire science […]

Cowley alumnus Mitch Hoover running marathon to raise money for USO

Mitch Hoover, a 2010 graduate of Cowley College, plans to take part in the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5 in order to raise money for the USO (United Service Organizations). After graduating from Cowley College, Hoover spent five years in the U.S. Marines Corps before being discharged honorably […]

Cowley College teaming up with chamber to provide Business Bootcamp

Cowley College is teaming with the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce, RCB Bank and The Trust Company of Kansas to provide Business Bootcamp sessions to assist small business owners in the area. For Ark City chamber members, there is a one-time $30 fee per business to register, but after […]

Award-winning author Masters shares ideas with Cowley College workers

Andy Masters, an award-winning author and international speaker, served as the featured presenter Sept. 5 during Cowley College’s Professional Development Day. The annual event was held in the Earle N. Wright Community Room at the college’s Brown Center. Masters has written five books, earned four degrees and delivered Professional Development […]

Richardson arrested after domestic battery, restraint lead to standoff

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a man Sept. 1 after a domestic violence incident led to a standoff with the suspect in a crawlspace. Timothy Lee Richardson, 45, of Arkansas City, was arrested on suspicion of battery-domestic violence and criminal restraint-domestic violence, both of which are misdemeanors. He also […]

Meet-and-greet reception set for new Golden Tigers coordinator Somerville

The community is invited to attend a meet-and-greet reception for Adriana Somerville, the newly hired alumni relations and Golden Tigers coordinator at Cowley College. The reception will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room on the Arkansas City campus. Somerville graduated in […]

Applications invited for city’s new Community Spirit Award Committee

Arkansas City residents are invited to apply now to join a new city committee that will select the annual winner of the Joe B. Avery Community Spirit Award. The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Tuesday night to create the new Community Spirit Award Committee. The first members […]